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😷 Health & Safety

Hawaii Forest & Trail has implemented new Health and Safety Policies based on guidance and requirements by the State of Hawaii and CDC. The following requirements will need to be met in order to join us:

  • Proof that you are not under mandatory quarantine through the Hawaii Safe Travel Program or proof of completed 10 day quarantine (airline generated flight itinerary). Without this, you will not be permitted on the vehicle!

  • Health Questionnaire completed prior to your participation.

  • Upon check-in, agree to temperature check with contactless infrared thermometer.

  • Face masks are required at all times in our vehicles and wherever social distancing is not possible. Guests agree to follow guide instructions.

  • Please bring your own reusable water bottle (refills will be provided).

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Kona Waterfall Hiking Tour

Get into the rainforest of the Big Island during our waterfall hiking tour. During the tour you will experience an off-road drive to an exclusive trailhead where you will immerse yourself in stunning private Kohala waterfalls, tranquil streams, scenic coastlines, and rugged valleys on this North Kohala adventure.

What to Expect

The tour begins from one of our various pick up points in Kona, Waikoloa, and Kohala Coast resorts. From there we enjoy a scenic ride up the coastline through the quaint towns of North Kohala. We then go offroad and ramble down a dirt road to our exclusive trailhead.

Now the adventure begins! One out of the vehicle and our hiking gear is situated we enjoy an easy 1.5 mile hike that gains 200ft of elevation over the course of 2 hours. This hike is a beautiful rainforest setting the meanders along the stream bed before reaching a stunning waterfall that is deep enough to swim in.

After our leisure swim and rest, we head back down the trail towards our scenic lookout where we enjoy a picnic lunch. Here is a great chance for photos with the beautiful sea cliff backdrop of North Big Island.


  • Ramble off-road in a 4-wheel-drive vehicle.
  • 1.5 mile hike over 2 hours
  • Minimal climb of 200ft elevation gain
  • Take a relaxed, guided walk through a private nature reserve.
  • Walking sticks and rain jacket provided
  • Cool off with a swim under one of seven cascading waterfalls.
  • Enjoy a private picnic lunch with views of soaring sea cliffs and remote valleys at one of the island’s most iconic lookouts.
  • All ages are welcome


  • Guests should be able to hike on uneven or rocky terrain, and we sometimes encounter cool, wet, or muddy conditions.
  • Please wear closed-toe shoes, warm socks and/or leggings, long pants, and a sweatshirt or sweater.
  • Please bring a reusable water bottle
  • Due to the high altitude, this tour is not advised for those with respiratory, circulatory or heart conditions, pregnancy, or poor health.
  • If you plan to scuba dive, do not plan to go to the summit within 24 hours after you dive due to the altitude.


8 hours


Kona and Waikoloa shuttle transportation included

Cancellation Policy

Customers will receive a full refund with 24 hours notice of cancellation. Cancellations within the cancellation period and “no-shows” will be charged the full amount of the tour.

• Private tours: Customers will receive a full refund with 72 hours notice of cancellatio